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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time, part time, flexible: Full time or part time by negotiation

Contract type

Fixed term - Until February 2025

Full-time equivalent salary

£31,000 to £47,590

What skills and experience we're looking for

We seek to recruit a strong subject specialist in Chemistry & Biology to join a collaborative team of 14 Science teachers who are passionate and committed to developing Science across the school. This is an excellent opportunity for either an ECT or someone wishing to further develop their career.

The successful candidate will join a friendly, welcoming and exciting department. They will have the opportunity to teach KS3, KS4 and KS5, as well as contribute to our science themed enrichment programmes. Chemistry and Biology are popular subjects within our large sixth form - we currently have 247 students studying at least one Science A-level. We look to plan collaboratively in teams wherever possible, sharing resources to allow us to spend our time focusing on practice and minimising workload. Please see our additional information sheets for more details about our Chemistry and Biology Departments at UOBS.

What the school offers its staff

At University of Birmingham School, we are pioneering a comprehensive school and sixth form for a truly diverse and inclusive learning community that creates great citizens. We are proud to welcome 11-19 year olds from all across Birmingham through our doors to be part of our state-of-the-art school, and give them the opportunity to develop great character and achieve academic success in a thriving community. Our partnership with the University of Birmingham gives our pupils, students and our staff unrivalled access to their world-class resources, research and people.

We will have high expectations of you to be an outstanding role model committed to the distinctive ethos of our School. In return, we can offer:

  • A commitment to your professional development within school, using additional training days to enhance and develop teaching pedagogy
  • 3 days per year dedicated to your own research or individual professional development
  • Access to world class resources, research and people through our partnership with the University of Birmingham
  • Excellent support and guidance for ECTs where applicable
  • Involvement in our exciting timetabled enrichment programme

If you would like to visit the school prior to application, please email k.tennant@uobschool.org.uk or call 0121 796 5008.

Commitment to safeguarding

The University of Birmingham School is committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting their welfare, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, references, and online checks.

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About The University of Birmingham School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1170 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0121 796 5008

Mainstream school with state - free school funding
Secondary with sixth form
Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years

Rethinking education, helping tomorrow’s citizens flourish.

The University of Birmingham School is a school for our city. Our aim is simple: to transform the lives of our pupils by raising their aspirations and maximising their potential by accessing the widest possible range of educational opportunities. We want our graduates to go on to make a different to the lives of others as responsible citizens, loving partners and parents, excellent friends and great work colleagues.

In our £23m building, and drawing on the world-class facilities, resources and expertise of the University of Birmingham, we offer our pupils a broad and balanced academic curriculum; a focus on character education; and a wide programme of enrichment opportunities delivered through an extended school day.

Arranging a visit to The University of Birmingham School

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